Bug#457795: xorg: The system hangs after starting 'gdm' or 'startx'
severity 457795 important
On Tue, Dec 25, 2007 at 23:03:05 +0100, Zoran Bosnjak wrote:
> The system hangs when trying to start X.
> It even stops responding to 'ping' or alt-ctrl-f1,f2...
> The screen is blank. Nothing works but reset.
> This is a fresh installation of debian 40r0 via netinst CD,
> then imediately switched/upgraded to sid.
> The X system worked on original 40r0 debian and it stoped
> working during upgrade to sid (even during instalation process
> itself when it comes to gdm restart). To finish the upgrade
> process, I've uninstalled gdm and finished aptitude full-upgrade
> in console mode, and reinstalled gdm (which didn't fix the problem).
> Even uninstall/reinstall X system didn't fix the problem.
> Anyway, the problem is still present. Please let me know what other
> info I should send about this problem.
Please send your X log and config.